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Traditional wrestling continues as a Friday fixture in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Through clouds of billowing dust, two men circle each other warily before one plunges forward, grabbing his rival’s clothing and, after a brief struggle, deftly tackling him ...

Boston, No. 1 South Carolina beat K-State 65-44 to reach 9-0

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston had 21 points and 17 rebounds to lead No. 1 South Carolina to its first 9-0 start in six years with a 65-44 victory over Kansas State in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on...

Bueckers leads No. 2 UConn to 74-49 win over Seton Hall

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Paige Bueckers had 23 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and five steals to lead No. 2 UConn past Seton Hall 74-49 in the teams’ Big East opener on Friday night. ...

Braun leads No. 8 Kansas past St. John's 95-75 at new arena

NEW YORK (AP) — New building or old, Kansas looked right at home in the Big Apple again. Christian Braun had a career-high 31 points, Ochai Agbaji scored 23 and the No. 8 Jayhawks e...

Where's the snow? Rockies winter starts with a whimper

DENVER (AP) — Denver's winter has started with a whimper, and the parched mountains to the west aren't faring much better. The Mile High City has already shattered its 87-year-old re...

Breonna Taylor honored by peaceful augmented-reality garden

Say her name with flowers on your tongue — that's what Breonna Taylor's sister wants during Miami's art week from people visiting an augmented reality garden created to honor her late sister. ...

Iconic sheer trail at Zion National Park to require permits

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Zion National Park will soon require reservations to hike a famous southern Utah trail perched on the edge of a red-rock cliff, officials announced Friday. As o...

Month after rout by Colts, Jets D gets 'do-over' vs. Eagles

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets' defense was at rock bottom a month ago. Indianapolis had just run through, around and past the Jets in front of a national TV audience, g...

Rich? Want to be a U.S. senator? Welcome to Pennsylvania!

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Rich, Republican and want to be a U.S. senator? Pennsylvania might as well hang a welcome sign. The presidential battleground state’s high-st...

Graduate student fatally stabbed, 2nd man wounded in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A Columbia University graduate student from Italy was fatally stabbed and another Italian man was wounded in separate attacks near the university's upper Manhattan campus, authorities ...

Iowa teens charged with killing teacher remain jailed

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two Iowa teenagers charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of their high school Spanish teacher will remain in jail after a judge opted to...

Czech festival in Taiwan's Pingtung celebrates art and culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Czech Republic in Pingtung Festival continues over the weekend (Dec. 4-5) and features cultural and art events, with a free classical music concert on Friday (Dec. 3)....

2022 Taipei International Book Exhibition to take place in two venues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) will feature French literature and take place in two venues from June 2 next year. TIBE will celebrate its 30th edition ...

New Taipei's LEGO Christmasland opens Friday evening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's Christmasland officially opens to the public on Friday (Dec. 3) evening with a massive 3D-laser light show. The 11th annual Christmasland, which w...

Karlsson scores in OT to give Sharks 2-1 win over Islanders

NEW YORK (AP) — Erik Karlsson scored 39 seconds into overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the Islanders on Thursday night, handing New York its ninth straight loss. ...